Machinery

Major engine upgrade for Zetor Proxima

Major engine upgrade for Zetor Proxima

Covering the 97-125hp bracket the Proxima is Zetor’s mid-range tractor, although at this level it might be considered more of...

March 15, 2022

Classic collection of tractors to go under the hammer in Newry

Classic collection of tractors to go under the hammer in Newry

Cheffins will host an on-site sale of over 80 classic and vintage tractors on Saturday, April 2, at Mullaghbawn in...

March 14, 2022

Machinery Focus: Kramer shows its mettle at Delvin Mart

Machinery Focus: Kramer shows its mettle at Delvin Mart

农场克et bigger, companies such as Kramer argue that the task of handling materials may well be better served...

March 12, 2022

Spreading fertiliser: Is calling the contractor a better option?

Spreading fertiliser: Is calling the contractor a better option?

As farmers are well aware, fertiliser is an expensive product that must be handled and treated with caution before and...

March 12, 2022

Auction of clean machinery at Mullinahone

Auction of clean machinery at Mullinahone

A collection of what is described as “exceptionally well cared for machinery and equipment” is coming up for sale in...

March 11, 2022

Controlled row farming wins Agrifuture Concept award

Controlled row farming wins Agrifuture Concept award

Controlled traffic farming has been with us for some time, but now the concept has been taken further with the...

March 11, 2022

Variable chamber balers get a performance boost from New Holland

Variable chamber balers get a performance boost from New Holland

Variable chamber balers have something of a reputation for not being able to cope with Irish conditions, although that perception...

March 11, 2022

96-section boom control now available from Valtra

96-section boom control now available from Valtra

Valtra is fast emerging as one of the more digital technology-driven manufacturers, although it places the emphasis on tractor and...

March 10, 2022

John Deere suspends shipments to Russia

John Deere suspends shipments to Russia

John Deere has suspended its shipments of machinery to Russia amid the country’s ongoing conflict with Ukraine. In a statement,...

March 10, 2022

CSO: 232 new tractors registered in February

CSO: 232 new tractors registered in February

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has confirmed that 232 new tractors were licensed for the first time in February. This...

March 9, 2022

FCI: Contractors reporting restrictions on ‘green’ diesel supplies

FCI: Contractors reporting restrictions on ‘green’ diesel supplies

The Association of Farm and Forestry Contractors in Ireland (FCI) has said it has received reports from contractors of restricted...

March 8, 2022

Two-roll option for Kuhn variable chamber baler

Two-roll option for Kuhn variable chamber baler

Fixed chamber balers have long dominated the Irish market but manufacturers report that the dominance of this type may be...

March 7, 2022

Spring and optimism come to Cavan machinery show

Spring and optimism come to Cavan machinery show

With winter nearly over, it is time to think of the coming season, and events such as the spring fair...

March 5, 2022

John Deere first out of the gate with electric PTO

John Deere first out of the gate with electric PTO

Manufacturers of implements have long wanted to replace belts and shafts with electric motors powered from a socket on the...

March 4, 2022

Shorter chopping with latest Pottinger Jumbo

Shorter chopping with latest Pottinger Jumbo

Chopping forage into shorter lengths is generally considered a good thing, certainly when it comes to promoting a quick fermentation...

March 4, 2022

Pics: More agri machinery for auction in Co. Cork

Pics: More agri machinery for auction in Co. Cork

If there is one prominent sentiment among dealers at the moment it is that well looked after gear will find...

March 1, 2022

Machinery Focus: Kubota compacts and grass cutters in Cork

Machinery Focus: Kubota compacts and grass cutters in Cork

The range of tractors has grown enormously over the years, but with the spotlight usually on the bigger models, it...

February 26, 2022

Conflicting directives cause confusion in machinery cyberworld

Conflicting directives cause confusion in machinery cyberworld

While the farm machinery industry is busy trumpeting news of all the latest digital gadgetry it is bringing to market,...

February 25, 2022